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growth. we are going to hear from republican senator marco rubio. he is going to give the official response. he says this opportunity to make it to the middle class or beyond no matter where you start out in life isn't be stowed on us in washington. sol larry, two different positions tonight. >> all right many thanks. appreciate it. we know the president opposes the see quester. is he willing to make a deal with the republicans? >> is there common ground? >> joining us peter welch and gop conference chair kathy mcmorris rogers. welcome back. let me go to you right now. first up, can you do business with president obama? he is opposed to this and wants to rewrite it and defer it change it? can you do business? >> i think it simimportant to remember that these devastating cuts were his ideas. it was the republicans that have put forward two times now proposals to replace these cuts with other ways to reduce spending. we passed these six months ago. we need the democrats to put their proposals forward. why is it that spending cuts are bad for the economy but tax increases are somehow
rubio. >> presidents in both parties from john frj. kennedy to ronal reagan have known a free enterprise economy is the source of our middle class prosperity. >> i want to start with that. no planning, no government direction, no subsidies, no collective action. i was hoping that your man would be closer to marco rubio. >> i a hundred percent gragree with that. the president had almost those exact lines in the state of the union. >> the trouble is he had a lot of other lines. therein lies the secret. >> you lost me at hello on this one. >> i want to start up. >> we didn't watch the same state of the union. your thing is it was a socialist manifesto and the president was emphasizing the root of economic growth comes from investing in the education and skills of your workforce. you got to have economic infrastructure, you got to build airports, you got to have decent highways and we got to have the transportation system that we need. >> that's what you say, that's what you've been telling me, that's what the president has been telling us. but unfortunately economic growth has been going no
kathy mangu-ward. i want to read senator marco rubio's great line. best line of the night. "presidents in both parties, from john f. kennedy to ronald reagan, have known that our free enterprise economy is the source of our middle-class prosperity." and this whole speech was pro growth. question. where was obama on the growth issue? i didn't hear a single pro growth in an economy that you yourself don't trust at all. where was he on that? >> no, he wasn't. it was the same old, same old, same speech we've heard a million times. there was nothing new in it. i was wanting to throw things at the television set because there were so many untruths in it. so many things that were false, that just didn't -- >> give me a -- what stands out? give me an untruth you particularly dislike. >> just that the economy is doing well. the economy is coming back. we're -- really? really? you ask the average person on the street how they're feeling about it. the pulse of america is not feeling good about this economy. and no matter what he says it's not happening. it's just not. i get so tired of hearing it
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